Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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GLOOMY, v. Of the sky: to become overcast and threatening. Mry. 1897 J. Mackinnon Braefoot Sk. xiii.:
It's gloomyin' ower terrible — great muckle doolders o' cloods.

[A v. use of the adj. gloomy.]

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